McDonald’s to Stop Selling Chicken Raised With Highest Priority Antibiotics Worldwide

Monday, September 4th, 2017

McDonald’s will stop selling broiler chicken treated with Highest Priority Critically Important Antimicrobials (HPCIAs), the chain announced last Wednesday. McDonald’s had previously achieved its goal of phasing medically important antibiotics out of its U.S. supply chain in 2016. HPCIAs’ are a group of medicines that the World Health Organization has deemed some of the most valuable antibiotics used today.